Pivot

Pivoting

Can We Stop Pivoting Already?

Odds are if you need to 'pivot,' either you made a major miscalculation or you're just growing and adapting, not pivoting.

HelloFresh Thought People Wanted Beautiful Food. They Didn't.

After realizing its brand positioning wasn't resonating with customers, the company decided to mess things up a bit.

How This Company Thrived by Ditching Most of Its Customers

By trying to create a luxe water bottle for the masses, Grayl built a product no audience wanted.

Want to Change Your Business Model? Answer These 3 Questions.

Here are a few pointers on figuring out the best way to grow your business and keep it sustainable for years to come.

After Nearly Bleeding to Death, This Founder's New Perspective on Life Helped Redefine Her Business

When Lauren Coles was diagnosed with a life- threatening condition called ectopic pregnancy, her life was full of regrets. Once she recovered, she decided to make a change.

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